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The environmental watchdog launches its first local group outside of Metro Manila, which aims to protect conservation in the province that is home to coastal resources like mangroves and the endangered Irrawady dolphins.
China's dam-building on the Mekong River is altering water flows and holding back sediment, affecting millions living downstream.
Indonesia’s plan to build its new capital city on an expiring logging concession in eastern Borneo has sparked concerns among environmental and human rights observers about the larger eco-social impacts to the rest of the island.
Mangroves can potentially store up to 10 times more carbon per hectare than terrestrial forests. Mapping and quantifying human-driven stress factors can help achieve accountability, notes experts.
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The World Bank Group is working across many fronts to help countries recognise both the value of nature and the risks that would follow from losing it.
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Concrete plans and financing will be needed. The COP27 and COP15 summits can also be combined, writes former Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos. Climate change and biodiversity loss must be addressed in tandem.
The spike in plastics waste during the pandemic is worsening marine pollution.
Mounting marine pollution is choking the world’s oceans and rivers, especially in Southeast Asia — and it’ll only get worse unless something changes.
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Out of 148 major companies, only nine are making strong progress to end deforestation. The private sector must help to end biodiversity loss before 2030, because businesses cannot function without nature, write Nigel Topping and Mahmoud Mohieldin.

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